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Arizona Cardinals


Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 12/27/1979
Birthplace Fresno, CA
College USC
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 1st pick by Bengals

Cardinals optimistic about new deal for Fitzgerald

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals indicated at the NFL Scouting Combine that they felt good about the prospects of re-upping with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose contract expires at the end of the 2011 season.

NFC West free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC West featured today.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Cardinals consider multiple scenarios with No. 5 pick

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
With many needs to address, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is keeping his options wide open with the fifth overall pick in the draft.

Cardinals GM Graves honored with award

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Cardinals GM Rod Graves will be honored with the Paul "Tank" Younger Award by the Fritz Pollard Alliance in Indianapolis on Friday.

Different strokes for new Cardinals coordinators

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Although Ken Whisenhunt has remained comfortable with the team's offensive coaches, he hired Ray Horton from Pittsburgh to shake up the defense.

Cardinals make Miller new offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have named Mike Miller as their new offensive coordinator, promoting him from passing-game coordinator, a job he held the past two seasons.

Cardinals add defensive backs coach

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have brought in Louie Cioffi as their new defensive backs coach.

NFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 5:22 a.m. ET
Mike Williams emerged as one of the better stories of 2010, returning after two years out of the league to become the Seahawks' top receiver.

Report: Cards hire Cioffi as assistant DB coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Horton's communication skills will be tested in Arizona

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
To succeed as the Cardinals' new D-coordinator, Ray Horton will have to get through to many defenders who underachieved in 2010.

Cardinals hire former CB Townsend

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
New Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton worked on filling his staff on Thursday by hiring one of his former players, Deshea Townsend, to be the team's assistant defensive backs coach.

Horton hired as Cardinals defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced former Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton as their new defensive coordinator.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 02, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from the Oakland Raiders. The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland's seventh-round selection.||||||| Palmer, who agreed to rework his contract with the Cardinals, is expected to move into the starting quarterback role for new Arizona coach Bruce Arians.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Palmer suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung after a hard hit by Carolina linebacker Greg Hardy and will not play in the team's final game.||||||| Palmer was hit in the back by Hardy late in the first quarter while rolling out to throw. Hardy appeared to lead with his helmet and drew an unnecessary roughness penalty on the play. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said he is undecided whether to start Matt Leinart or Terrelle Pryor in place of Palmer.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Palmer topped 300 yards for the third straight game and had two touchdowns Sunday, but he also had one interception returned for a score and threw another in the end zone during a 38-17 loss to New Orleans.||||||| Palmer has 1,094 yards and eight TDs in his three games this month but has also been intercepted six times. He has 17 touchdowns and 11 interceptions this season.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Palmer was 29 of 45 for 368 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against Baltimore on Sunday.||||||| Palmer has been intercepted nine times in as many games this season, but continues to be a decent fantasy play if only because the Raiders are one of the NFL's most pass-happy teams. Palmer has attempted 45-plus passes in five contests this season.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
Palmer threw for 414 yards and had three of his four touchdowns in the fourth quarter as Oakland lost 42-32 to Tampa Bay on Sunday. Palmer, though, also had three INTs.||||||| Palmer is on pace for his third 4,000-yard season.

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